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Paige M. Tomaselli: You have a Constitutional Right to Record and Report Illegal Activity at Factory Farms

Ag-gag laws have become an increasingly prevalent way for factory farms and slaughterhouses to hide unsafe, inhumane animal treatment practices. But on August 5, a federal judge declared that Idaho’s ag-gag law is unconstitutional because it violates the First Amendment and the Equal Protection Clause of the U.S. 789 more words

Social Justice

Food safety: Judge finds Idaho ag-gag law unconstitutional

Anyone who cares about how our meat gets to our kitchen table owes a thank you to U.S. District Court Judge B. Lynn Winmill.

On Monday, Winmill found that Idaho’s law banning secret filming of animal abuse at agricultural facilities is unconstitutional. 328 more words

Life

Ag-Gag Laws: The Less You Know, The Better

BY DAYTON MARTINDALE

A pig, wounded and confined, photographed by an undercover investigator at Country View Family Farms in Fannettsburg, Pennsylvania. “Ag-gag” laws in some states are making this sort of investigation illegal.    221 more words

The Difficult Reality of Factory Farming

When you think of Australia, you think: beach, sun, surf and of course the barbecue.

Eating beef is part of the Australian culture and in… 477 more words

Australia

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead Signs 'AG Gag' Law Criminalizing Documenting of Farming Abuses

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has signed into law legislation designed to crack down on whistleblowers and journalists, or “trespassers,” who attempt to document without permission food safety or animal welfare violations on private property. 497 more words

Headlines

Former Animal Rights Prisoner on Ag-Gag Laws, Secretive Prison Units & Detention of Daniel McGowan

Our government is trying to silence the animal rights movement (and any other activist movement it deems a threat) by any means necessary.  Here is one of three interviews I will put up that explains exactly how they are going about it and why. 308 more words

Politics